The Geography program develops and strengthens your ability to interpret and explain the occurrence, spatial distribution, and interrelationships of the Earth's physical features and social elements.

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Urban Studies

Urban Studies is a broad interdisciplinary program designed to provide an integrated understanding of the social, political, economic, environmental and cultural processes that shape urban life.

Earth Science

Earth Science

Earth Science is the study of the materials that make up the Earth and the natural and human processes that shape the landscape.

Interested in graduate studies?

The Department of Geography offers thesis-based and course-based graduate programs.

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Geographic Field Studies

Summer 2020 Information Sessions

Wednesday, February 12th @ 11:00 am in ES 319 

Thursday, February 13th @ 1:00 pm in ES 319

Applications are now open.


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